Definitions

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  • n. A bezoar composed of hair.

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  • n. a compact mass of hair that forms in the alimentary canal (especially in the stomach of animals as a result of licking fur)

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Examples

  • Dr. van Roos made quick observations at the midpoint of her Wednesday afternoon Stockholm group: the miller's daughter played with hem of her Chanel jacket, Hansel stared at his fingers, Rapunzel checked her headscarf in the pierglass while her thumbs worried a dark stone, probably that same filthy trichobezoar.

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  • It would be like a mutant trichobezoar of the plumbing world.

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  • There is a myriad of reasons for being let go, ranging from sleeping with the boss's life partner; lacing the office's caffeinated beverage machine, Mr. Coffee, with crack; posting inappropriate and generally pornographic images to the company's intranet; calling your boss a wanker; attempting to remove a colleague's trichobezoar with your swiss army knife; and one that is of relevance to bloggers everywhere: being fired because of the work-related content on your blog.

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  • He was also interested in her story of the trichobezoar.

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  • "You can go and tell Thorpe it was a trichobezoar, not a tumour, if you like."

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  • We present a 7 year old girl with Rapunzel syndrome, where the trichobezoar was not suspected at all specially with negative history of trichophagia.

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  • Rapunzel syndrome is a rare type of trichobezoar with an extension of the hair into the small bowel.

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